We are dedicated to reducing health disparities in local and global communities with
an unwavering focus on social justice. Our mission is to promote the health and well
being of local and global communities through education, service, and research with
a focus on underserved populations. This mission is achieved by employing a multidimensional
program of study that combines a broad public health base with specific training in
two specialty concentrations: Community Action for Health and Global Health.
We know that we affect the environment, but how does the environment affect us and
Our attention to environmental health issues is often the result of emergencies:
Zika virus outbreaks; Flint, Michigan's water crisis; Hurricane Katrina. Join us
for a series of 6 lectures by nationally recognized leaders in the field as we expand
our awareness of the ongoing impact of environmental risks on our health through a
lens focused on social justice.
Join us for a series of 6 lectures by nationally recognized leaders in the field as
we examine environmental risks to our health - particularly the disproportionate risks
borne by low-income communities and communities of color.
(Attendance is required for students registered for PBHC 631 or 632 do not register
Opportunity to submit articles for an upcoming mHealth Journal focused issue on "Digital
Interventions for Hard-to-reach Populations.
Public Health Program's Associate Professors Carinne Brody and Sarah Sullivan will
be guest editors. Invited submissions only. Submission sue November 10. Click here for more information.
Public Health Program Graduate Brie Reed, MPH begins a fellowship with the U.S. Environmental
Protection Agency (EPA) as a participant of the ASPPH/EPA Environmental Health Fellowship Program. See the article in ASPPH News. Congratulations Brie!
The Public Health Program successfully completed its first course in the Health Equity
and Criminal Justice emphasis, Spring 2019. The class included TUC students as well
as members of the community.
The 13th Annual Public Health Program Hero Awards 2019 Ceremony and Dinnerwas a successful and inspiring evening attended by students, faculty, community members
and our TUC leadership Provost Sarah Sweitzer and CEHS Dean Lisa Norton.
Congratulations to the 2019 Public Health Heroes and special thanks to Keynote Speaker
Mike McLively, Director of the Giffords Law Center's Urban Gun Violence Initiative,
Mel Orpilla representing Congressman Mike Thompson and Jana Modena representing Assemblyman
Tim Grayson and State Senator Bill Dodd who presented our Heros with Certificates
of Special Congressional Recognition and California State Legislature Recognition.
MPH Alum News - The Touro California Record highlights:
The Touro University of California Public Health Program and the Oakland, California
based non-profit organization Exonerated Nation collaborate for the California Exoneree Health & Well-Being Project (CEHW) to study the current
state of physical, mental, and emotional health among California exonerees and their
needs for immediate and long-term support. Learn more in the CEHW newsletter.